Implementating SDGs in higher education by embedding sustainability across teaching, research, operations and community outreach.

VISION

SDG4U’s key priority is to stimulate innovative learning and teaching practices through engaging SDGs to transformative education and sustainability practices in universities. The project activities will enable access to knowledge and skills required for understanding and promoting sustainable development, through formal education, life-long learning programs and initiatives with emphasis on promoting equality, on developing a culture of peace, non-violence and fairness at all levels.

MISSION

To cultivate a sustainable organizational culture based on transparency and mutual support
To promote sustainability citizenship amongst faculty, student and staff population
To help initiate Green Campus programs, research informed and practice focused
To develop initiatives on SDG mapping and standardization of good practices
To educate students in practical implementations on SDGs
To shape modules and create pedagogical materials for students and SDG facilitators
To promote initiatives for advancing sustainability of universities
To raise public awareness
To empower and implement transformative learning and experience

EXPECTED RESULTS

ONLINE SDGs MAPPING TOOL

Development of an online SDGs mapping tool using initiatives that can be standardized as good practices and used to enhance knowledge, perception, behavioral change, and policy making on SDGs.

MAPPING PROCESS 

Implementation of the mapping tool across partner institutions and data collection on modules/courses, research, practices and policies interating SGDs or in accordance with them.

DESIGN OF NEW MODULES / COURSES

The design of new academic modules/courses developed as individual or joined programs. Institutions will be able to choose modules/courses that focus on specific SDGs.

SEMINARS ON SDGs

The development of LLL interdisciplinary seminars on SDGs fostering understanding across sciences and
relationships of cooperation and knowledge transfer between institutions.

 PROPOSING INITIATIVES

Proposing initiatives for advancing sustainability of universities. The outcomes will help institution design SDG friendly strategy that will have an impact to the sustainability of participating organizations.

RAISE AWARENESS

A promotion plan of all expected results will be developed and implemented to reach target groups and the public, to raise awareness on the relevance of developing sustainable practices and culture.

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